Organic CHM Lab

a) what is meant by the term flooding of the fractionating column and what causes it?

b) Assume that no azeotropes are formed, would it be easier to separate n-hexane and benzene or n-hexane and toluene by distillation? expalin?

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  1. Scroll down to flooding and read about that.

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  2. Look up the boiling points of n-hexane, benzene and toluene. It should be easier to separate the two with the greater boiling point difference.

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